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Chatres-sur-Cher tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chatres-sur-Cher in Loir-et-Cher

Photo is of Mehun-sur-Yevre at 27 km from Chatres-sur-Cher

Visit Chatres-sur-Cher: highlights and tourist information

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Chatres-sur-Cher is situated in the Loir-et-Cher department and Centre-Loire Valley region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Mehun-sur-Yevre at 27 km and Valencay at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chatres-sur-Cher, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chatres-sur-Cher in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Mehun-sur-Yevre

Mehun-sur-Yevre

at 27 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The castle and the 11th century Collegiale Notre-Dame are...

See Mehun-sur-Yevre guide
Valencay

Valencay

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

The castle is the main attraction in Valencay, but we also...

See Valencay guide
Chateau de Valencay

Chateau de Valencay

Castle at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Indre department

The renaissance style castle and formal gardens make the Chateau de Valencay...

See Chateau de Valencay guide
Issoudun

Issoudun

at 35 km (direction south-south-east), in the Indre department

There are few important monuments here in Issoudun, but we enjoyed a...

See Issoudun guide
 
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Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The Palais Jacques-Coeur is a charming medieval palace with impressive rooms and...

See Bourges Palais Jacques-Coeur guide
Bourges

Bourges

at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

Although Bourges is known for its stunning cathedral, it also...

See Bourges guide
Bourges Cathedral

Bourges Cathedral

Cathedral at 42 km (direction east-south-east), in the Cher department

The cathedral in Bourges is a 13th century building with...

See Bourges Cathedral guide
Chateau de Cheverny

Chateau de Cheverny

Castle at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

Cheverny Castle is perhaps the most opulently furnished of the...

See Chateau de Cheverny guide
Aubigny-sur-Nere

Aubigny-sur-Nere

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cher department

It is the multi-turreted castle and the Scottish connection that...

See Aubigny-sur-Nere guide
Chateau de Chambord

Chateau de Chambord

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west)

The largest castle in the Loire Valley, Chateau de Chambord exceeds...

See Chateau de Chambord guide
Chateau de Blois

Chateau de Blois

Castle at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

One of the most impressive of the Loire castles,...

See Chateau de Blois guide
Blois

Blois

at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Blois, with its castle, cathedral, extensive historic centre...

See Blois guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loir-et-Cher

Map of places to visit near Chatres-sur-Cher

 
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Markets in and near Chatres-sur-Cher

Market days in Chatres-sur-Cher: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Chatres-sur-Cher: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Mennetou-sur-Cher: market Thursday (3km)
  • Langon: market Friday (7km)
  • Vierzon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Saturday (13km)
  • Gracay: market Thursday (14km)
  • Romorantin-Lanthenay: market Wednesday all day & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Gievres: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chabris: market Saturday (19km)
  • Salbris: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Reuilly: market Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Chatres-sur-Cher, France

What to do at Chatres-sur-Cher? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chatres-sur-Cher.

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • St Aignan de Brinay (Brinay) (19km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Plaimpied-Givaudins) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Bouges (31km)
  • Les Prés Fichaux (42km)
  • Parc du château de Beauregard (50km)
  • Roseraie des terrasses de l’évêché (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Vatan (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • ZooParc de Beauval (42km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chatres-sur-Cher is in the western-centre of France at 57 kilometres from Blois, the department capital (general information: Chatres-sur-Cher is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chatres-sur-Cher

Canton: Mennetou-sur-Cher

Arrondissement: Romorantin-Lanthenay

Department: Loir-et-Cher

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 41320

Distance to Chatres-sur-Cher

from Blois (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 410 km

from Nice: 576 km

from Bordeaux: 331 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris or arrive from a ferry port such as caen or Le Havre, approx. 3-4 hours drive. For driving distances to Chatres-sur-Cher from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Maray, Mennetou-sur-Cher, Saint-Georges-sur-la-Pree, Saint-Loup and Thenioux.

This page in French: Visiter Chatres-sur-Cher

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